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Ghana | 18 November 2015
US Dept of Agric to invest $56m in local poultry industry

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is to invest more than $56million in the Ghanaian poultry industry to help revive the struggling sector. The project, “Food for Progress”, is inte...


Ghana | 24 July 2015
Don’t accept new birds – poultry farmers warned

Dr Christopher Tagoe, the Western Regional Veterinary Officer, has called on poultry farmers in the region to avoid accepting new birds into their farms due to the emergence of the bird flu disease in...


Ghana | 22 July 2015
Ghana bans importation of poultry to avert bird flu

Government has placed a ban on the importation of poultry from within and outside the West African sub-region to avert the spread of the bird flu outbreak in the country. It has also prohibited the...


Ghana | 21 July 2015
FAO calls for 20 million dollars to prevent avian flu in West Africa

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations is calling for $ 20 million to prevent the spread of avian flu across West Africa. A statement issued by the FAO on Monday and copi...


Ghana | 17 July 2015
Ghana bans sale, movement of live poultry to stop bird flu spread

Ghana has banned the sale and transport of live poultry after the H5N1 virus killed thousands of birds, while there has been no record of human infection, the ministry of agriculture has said. The ...


Ghana | 15 July 2015
Ban on sale of live birds will affect our business – Poultry Association

The Poultry Association of Ghana has said the Ministry of Agriculture’s decision to place a ban on live birds will adversely affect its business. The Ministry of Agriculture has placed a ban on the...


Ghana | 17 June 2015
Poultry farmers hail government’s intervention

Poultry farmers in the Ashanti Region have hailed the temporal ban on poultry imports and exports in the country. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency, Alhaji Issa Buckman, the Ashanti Regional Chairm...


Ghana | 11 March 2015
Stop condemning the intake of eggs – Municipal Health Director

Madam Florence Idrisah, the Dormaa Municipal Director of Health Services, has appealed to Ghanaians to stop “demonizing the consumption of eggs, ” due to its numerous nutritional value.wpid-eggs.jpg ...


Ghana | 18 February 2015
Poor packaging of local birds affecting poultry business

Wholesalers and retailers of local poultry products in the country are refusing to purchase chicken products from Ghana Broiler Revitalization Project (GHABROP). Their refusal is as a result of wha...